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R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley), a renowned professor, has no interest in monogamy. Instead, he prefers to dabble in lustful flings with women. When he meets Consuela Castillo (Penélope Cruz), a student in her 20s, he is intensely attracted to her. Though his trusted friend George (Dennis Hopper) warns him not to become overly attached to the much younger Consuela, David begins to feel that his relationship with the student may become serious. However, his personal reservations may doom the affair.

Cast: Penélope Cruz , Ben Kingsley , Dennis Hopper , Peter Sarsgaard , Patricia Clarkson , Deborah Harry , Charlie Rose , Antonio Cupo

Director: Isabel Coixet

Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Elegy (2008)

Release Date: August 8th, 2008|1 hr. 51 min.

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critic reviews ( 32 )
fan reviews ( 11 )
  • A richly textured and compelling film. show more

  • True to its title, Elegy is a spare, meditative and melancholy film. It is a deeply affecting and profoundly observed saga about love, art, beauty and, especially, mortality. show more

  • If Coixet's film is substantially more restrained than its explicit source material (Nicholas Meyer, himself a fine novelist and director of the second and best Star Trek film, adapted), it is no less provocative as a poetic meditation on love, sex and death. show more

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  • December 11, 2009 IROL9561
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    I left out my rating with my review earlier. EXCELLENT!!!!

  • October 23, 2009 mzcombs
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    Suprisingly good film. Great performances on both Penelope Cruz and Ben Kingsley's parts. Well written, unique... I enjoyed it very much.

  • October 20, 2008 Girlie9191
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    The most boring movie ever made. Please avoid at all costs. I wanted to walk out 10 minutes in. The movie was two hours long it felt like a lifetime.

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